Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

CONGRATS to the hugely successful STARZ series Power! The show has been renewed for a sixth season in advance of production wrapping on season five.

STARZ announced the big news earlier today with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson scheduled to direct the season six premiere episode. The fifth season returns this summer on Sunday, July 1 at 9 p.m. EST.

Starz President of Programming Carmi Zlotnik said, “As ‘Power’ wraps production on season five, we want to acknowledge and thank our spectacular ‘Power’ team for producing another great season. We are also pleased to announce a pick-up for season six.”

Power is the hugely successful New York-based crime drama created by Courtney A. Kemp who executive produces alongside Jackson as well as Mark Canton, Randall Emmett, Gary Lennon and Shana Stein.

The show stars NAACP Image Award winner Omari Hardwick along with Joseph Sikora, Naturi Naughton, Lela Loren, Larenz Tate and Brandon Victor Dixon.

 Will you be tuning in?

Photo Credit: STARZ